houseclean


house·clean

verb \ˈhas-ˌklēn\

Definition of HOUSECLEAN

intransitive verb
1
:  to clean a house and its furniture
2
:  to get rid of unwanted or undesirable items or people
transitive verb
1
:  to clean the surfaces and furnishings of
2
:  to improve or reform by ridding of undesirable people or practices
house·clean·ing noun

Origin of HOUSECLEAN

back-formation from housecleaning
First Known Use: 1863

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